Too Much Information !!!

James Hansen not allowed to speak at COP23 – speaks anyway (Radio Ecoshock)

Trump’s EPA will no longer require mining companies to prove they can clean up after themselves (RT)

ABC’s fake news about Flynn & Russia causes stocks to crash (RT) | Trigger warnings

SocGen: The Good Times Are Coming To An End In 2018 (BI)

Carmageddon for Tesla (WS)

Germany removes Tesla from subsidies list as too pricey (Reuters)

The UN Is Investigating Extreme Poverty … In America (Guardian)

Controversial Study Claims ‘Smartphone Addiction’ Alters the Brain (Inverse) | Plus facebook will permanently shorten your attention span

Bitcoin loses 20% in 24 hours (Reuters)

Bitcoin: an investment mania for the fake news era (Financial Times) | FT gives good head

The US Opium Wars: China, Burma and the CIA (Counterpunch)

Apple is sharing your face with apps, and you should be worried (Sydney Morning Herald) | Aussies great at digging shit up

Pittsburgh’s Water System Is Why We Shouldn’t Run America Like a Business (Nation)

Giant West Antarctic iceberg disintegrates (PhysOrg)

Acceleration in the global mean sea level rise: 2005-2015 (SKS)

Vegetation greenness and land carbon-flux anomalies associated with climatevariations: a focus on the year 2015 (SKS) | Greenest year highest carbon growth rate

Intensified mega-ENSO has increased the proportion of intense tropical cyclones over the western Northwest Pacific since the late 1970s (SKS)

Potential large-scale forcing mechanisms driving enhanced North Atlantic tropical cyclone activity since the mid-1990s (SKS)

Winter Eurasian cooling linked with the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation (SKS)

Flash droughts: a review and assessment of the challenges imposed by rapid onset droughts in the United States (SKS)

Thermodynamic Drivers of Extreme Rainfall (SKS)

Implications of differential effects between 1.5 and 2 °C global warming on temperature and precipitation extremes in China’s urban agglomerations (SKS)

Potential impacts of climate warming and increased summer heat stress on the electric grid (SKS)

Transformation of Japan’s energy system to attain net-zero emission by 2050 (SKS)  | 100% renewable electricity production is only 20% of total energy demand

Citizen journalist jailed 7 years for reporting environmental disaster in Vietnam (Mongabay)

Land conflicts increase in Brazil (Mongabay)

Catch-all fisheries are squeezing Asia’s seahorses (Mongabay)

Forced out or killed: rare chimps go missing from Cameroon mountain forest (Mongabay)

Climate Connection: Unraveling the Surprising Ecology of Dust (e360.yale.edu

The Senate Just Opened the Door for Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge(nrdc.org

Global warning: Arctic melt – Greenland (cnn.com)

China’s carbon intensity falls four per cent in first three quarters (econews.com.au)

Can China Look to Carbon Capture for its Climate Pledges? (thediplomat.com) |1,000% bull?

Bill McKibben: Winning Slowly Is the Same as Losing (rollingstone.com) | The Recipe: Scare the piss out of people, blame the right, promise the moon with renewable growth

The GOP Tax Bill Is Basically Like Throwing Gasoline On The Dumpster Fire That Is the Climate Crisis. (inthesetimes.com)

Alberta oilsands waste exported by American refineries to pollution-choked India (cbc.ca) | Canucks keep the good shit

India buys the dregs of US oil refineries ie the toxic sludge from heavy crude & Canadian tar sands. It’s cheap & burns but contains 1,380 times more sulfur than the limit for diesel (theglobeandmail.com) | Get ready for it…

India can provide sustainability model to world: Sweden (economictimes.indiatimes.com)

To drop CO2 emissions, look to local transportation and housing (phys.org) | No solar jets?

‘Greenwashing’ is the latest tourist trap  (businessinsider.com)

Army engineers warn of brutal future for Ohio River region from climate change (corpsclimate.us)

Two Melting Antarctic Glaciers Decide the Fate of Our Coastlines (wired.com

The Treasures of Chaco Canyon Are Threatened by Drilling (nytimes.com)

Italian oil company wins permit to drill ‘wildcat’ well in Arctic (thearcticsounder.com)

Video of infected fish waste spewing into B.C. waters roils fish-farming issue (seattletimes.com)

Vid Triggers

It’s very important you watch this first, it is a bit Christian, but nobody scares like Jesus freaks.

This guy is a great geo geek, it’s essential to watch at least a few minutes of this video. His pet peeve is that you can’t trust USGA who under- and mis reporting quake events

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